Ceramike - Background Information

British Studio Pottery

Winchcombe slipware mug decorated by Pat Groom Michael Cardew Wenford Bridge bowl Phil Rogers finger wiped vase

Tiled sign on the Leach Pottery in St. Ives

In 1920 Bernard Leach returned from Japan with Hamada Shoji to found the Leach Pottery in St. Ives.
Click the Leach Pottery tiles above to view a Leach St. Ives potters family tree.

Plate Design Evolution

Leach Pottery - Plate Design

Old Standard Ware Range

Leach Pottery - Old Standardware Range

Remembering Mick Casson - 10 Years On

Winchcombe Pottery Slipware

Slipware production has been revived,
Mr. Cardew would have approved!

Ladi Kwali - Winchcombe 1962

Pot Easel

The Pot Easel

A precision engineered adjustable oak stand, just right for your cherished plate, charger or dish.

Now also available in Black!

Form and Function

Functional pottery is made to be used and at the same time give pleasure to the user. Click one of the pots below to view my gallery by form and make your judgement on how well the potter has fulfilled his or her task.

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Recent Gallery Images

Michael Cardew - Meander pattern Wenford Bridge charger  Eddie Hopkins - Winchcombe Bread Crock  Leach Pottery - Old Standardware - Very large waves plate 


Wendy Salt (Aislaby Pottery) - Click to enter the saleroom  Warren MacKenzie - American Potter - Click to enter bookshop   Aylesford Pottery teapot - Click to enter the saleroom 

Recent Updates

05/09/2014 Pot Sales - Mick Casson vase sold
05/09/2014 Noticeboard - Paul Rice Gallery
04/09/2014 Gallery - Leach Pottery
25/08/2014 Pot Sales - Ten new pots
22/08/2014 Bookshop - Ryoji Koei book sold
20/08/2014 Bookshop - Lots of books added
07/07/2014 Gallery - Eddie Hopkins
06/07/2014 Festivals - Earth and Fire 2014
14/06/2014 Richard Batterham at Slader's Yard, Dorset
04/06/2014 Gallery - Michael Cardew
04/06/2014 Gallery - Phil Rogers
03/06/2014 Home - Peter Swanson
15/05/2014 Gallery - Jim Malone
15/05/2014 Gallery - Jim Malone
15/05/2014 Gallery - Jim Malone
15/04/2014 Links - Wood Fired Kilns
13/04/2014 Gallery - 4 Jos Pottery tankards
12/04/2014 Gallery - Colin Pearson
01/04/2014 Gallery - Peter Swanson
01/04/2014 Exhibitions - Mike Dodd
17/03/2014 Jim Malone at Oakwood Ceramics
16/03/2014 Exhibitions - A Lover of Pots
02/03/2014 Winchcombe Pottery - New Slipware
01/03/2014 Gallery - Winchcombe Pottery
27/02/2014 Home - Goldmark Pots
14/02/2014 Gallery - Phil Rogers
07/02/2014 Home - Goldmark Pots
16/01/2014 Gallery - Leach Pottery
16/01/2014 Gallery - Clive Bowen
13/01/2014 Exhibitions - Bill Ismay Collection
06/01/2014 Mick Casson - More Pots Added
18/12/2013 Leach Tree - Jeff Larkin
11/12/2013 Home - Mick Casson
10/12/2013 Exhibitions - Wobage Makers
20/11/2013 Gallery - Janet Leach
02/11/2013 Home - Tim Lake
31/10/2013 Potteries - Winchcombe Firing
30/10/2013 Pot Easel - New extra large
03/10/2013 Books - Warren MacKenzie
13/07/2013 Gallery - Richard Heeley
13/07/2013 Gallery - William Marshall
12/07/2013 Gallery - Hamada Pottery

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Lidded jar by Colin Pearson Brush pot by Geoffrey Whiting Teapot by Mark Griffiths Jug by Mick Casson Dish from tha Leach Pottery Bowl by Simon Leach Tea cup by David Lloyd-Jones Vase by Phil Rogers